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NHRC's National Conference ends with suggestions and recommendations

   21 February 2014 at 10:27

National Human Rights Commission recently organised a national conference on 'Human Rights of Women' in Delhi with the following objectives: discuss ways to prevent and eliminate violence against women in the light of the Criminal Law (Am ..

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Amendment of the Symbols Order to provide for allotment of common symbol to the registered unrecognised parties

   13 July 2013 at 11:46

The Commission has decided to facilitate allotment of a common symbol to the registered un-recognised parties that contest a general election from a minimum of 10% of seats in a State (Lok Sabha or Legislative Assembly) six months in advance. As per ..

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Amendment in Tatkal Scheme

   30 June 2012 at 16:01

With a view to further improve the delivery of Tatkal tickets to passengers, the Ministry of Railways has decided that with effect from 10.07.2012 booking of Tatkal ticket will start at 1000 hours on the previous day of journey from train originatin ..

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Muslim Personal Law

   27 April 2012 at 10:35

It is a consistent policy of the Central Government not to interfere in the Personal Laws of the minority communities unless the necessary initiatives for such changes come from a sizeable cross-section of such communities themselves.This informat ..

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Supreme Court Cancels Grant of 2G Licenses

   02 February 2012 at 23:17

Supreme Court Cancels Grant of 2G Licenses The Supreme Court ordered on Thursday telecoms licences issued under a scandal-tainted 2008 sale be revoked, striking a decisive blow against corruption that plagues the country and roiling the world ..

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Central Consumer Protection Council to Review Consumer Protection Measures

   30 January 2012 at 14:36

Central Consumer Protection Council (CCPC), the apex body in the area of consumer protection will meet here tomorrow to review consumer protection measures and activities in the country. The meeting to be chaired by Prof. K.V. Thomas, Minister f ..

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Amendments Proposed in Consumer Protection ACT to Facilitate Faster Disposal of Cases

   04 January 2012 at 12:55

The Government has introduced Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2011, in Lok Sabha on December 16, 2011, to facilitate quicker disposal of cases and to widen and amplify the scope of some of the provisions of the Act. The enactment of the Co ..

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Laws for Developments of Dalits

   19 December 2011 at 17:53

The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955(PCR Act), prescribes punishment for practice of untouchability. The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989,(PoA Act), is an Act , inter-alia, to prevent the commission ..

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UPA: Lokpal Bill to be tabled in winter session

   16 December 2011 at 10:46

Despite the assurance, anti-graft activist Anna Hazare called for an agitation and reiterated his decision to go on a fast on 27 December if a strong Lokpal Bill is not passed in the current session The Congress party-led United Progressive Alli ..

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No assurance from the government on Lokpal Bill

   15 December 2011 at 10:31

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his address to the meet said that the government was keen on a ”good and effective” Lokpal Bill An all party meeting, called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday, ended with the government no ..

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